by Jarina D'Auria

These Jobs Are Totally Cool

Nov 14, 20071 min

Whether it's the perks (free skiing), the tech (social networking) or the results (helping special-needs athletes), some IT jobs beat all others. Check these out, and add your own to the list.

What makes a cool job? Sometimes it’s the perks. But for technologists, it’s the tech at their disposal—not to mention what they get to do with it—that really makes the work exciting and their friends envious.


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Below, four IT leaders from different industries describe why their jobs are totally awesome—and worth the long hours and inevitable headaches.

Are you jealous? Or is your job even more righteous than these? Post a comment to add your story.

Robert   Urwiler, Vail Resorts
Mitchell Pavao, Virb
André V.   Mendes, Special Olympics International
Kris Kwilas,   Stardock